Winter without flu: advice from Dr. Frank Lipman
 Frank Lipman known to Russians, first of all, as the author of an effective detox diets. And few know that the doctor has a lot of work and recommendations in other areas, such as fitness, wellness, women's health. Listen to the recommendations of Dr. Lipman prevention of influenza. It offers 7 simple steps to winter health.

In the last decade it has become popular flu shots. But Dr. Lipman advises not to rely entirely on the vaccine. Experience shows that there are several problems associated with vaccination against influenza.

Firstly, the effectiveness of the flu shot is still not proven. So says an expert. There are many studies that show that the presence of vaccination does not affect the likelihood of getting the flu, it's important for both children and adults and the elderly.

Secondly, the question remains on toxic ingredients in vaccines. For example, such as formaldehyde and mercury.

And the third reason why Dr. Lipman does not trust a flu shot - this is their ineffectiveness in relation to viruses of each new season. The reality is that the flu virus mutates very rapidly. A vaccine made from strains of flu last season. In general, the use of vaccination may be useless.

 Winter without flu: advice from Dr. Frank Lipman

For this reason, Dr. Frank Lipman has developed for its customers advice on the prevention of the flu in the winter. They are seven:

1. Stock up on vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that supports the functioning of the organism in an optimum mode, especially helps the immune system. Ability to make some studies have shown that this vitamin can be called a flu fighter. And in the winter, during the peak season of colds, vitamin D, we obviously do not have, because his first source - the sun.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- Use winter sunny days walking.

- Take supplements of vitamin D3 daily.

- If possible, check your level of vitamin D, ideally it should be 50 and 80 ng / ml

2. Probiotics every day

A strong immune system is dependent on having a healthy, well-functioning intestine (up to 70% of the immune system in the intestine). Probiotic products help keep the intestines active.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- Daily probiotics should be taken in capsule form, additives (10-20 billion. Organisms per day) or in the form of live yogurt.

 Winter without flu: advice from Dr. Frank Lipman

3. "feed" immunity

In other words, do not eat that lowers immunity, and consume what it raises. Under the ban should be sugar, gluten, processed foods. Instead, you need to eat whole foods rich in nutrients. Start your day with a breakfast filled with healthy fats and protein. Lunch and dinner should consist of vegetable soups, colorful salads. One of the main ingredients protivogrippnyh - dark greens and vegetables.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- The recipe for "fried" tomato soup. You will need: 450 g tomatoes, cut in half., 1 chopped onion, 2 crushed cloves of garlic, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, salt, pepper and 2 cups of natural vegetable broth, ΒΌ cup parsley, 2 tablespoons basil.

Preparation. Preheat oven to 230 degrees C. Litter in her tomatoes, garlic and butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook for 10 minutes. Remove the tomatoes and add them to the broth and add the herbs. Mix in a blender until smooth. In a saucepan, bring to a boil. The soup is ready! Before you bring to the table, warm.

 Winter without flu: advice from Dr. Frank Lipman

4. Take antiviral seasonings, herbs and products

Dr. Lipman These are: olive leaf extract, grapefruit seed extract, elderberry extract, garlic. According to him, this is the most powerful anti-viral drugs.

5. Do not skimp on sleep

Adequate sleep - a key component in protecting yourself from the flu. For the body there is no better time to repair itself.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- Sleep at least 7 hours a day.

- And be sure to take a nap in the afternoon for 20 minutes each day.

6. Move

During flu season, it is important to reduce stress levels. This exercise helps. But do not overdo it! Training should not be too stressful for the body.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- To strengthen the immune system are useful yoga exercises, breathing exercises and yoga.

- Engage in such exercises that you enjoy (dancing, walking). It relieves stress and improves physical and mental stability.

 Winter without flu: advice from Dr. Frank Lipman

7. Do not use antibacterial soap

As well as other hand sanitizers. Antibacterials very overwhelmed with toxins that increase the risk of bacterial growth. They also dry the skin, leading to cracking and peeling. On such skin viruses spread faster.

Recommendations from Dr.:

- Wash your hands often old-fashioned way - with hot water and no soap.

- If you feel the need for extra care for hands, try adding a few drops on the hands of lavender essential oil, a natural disinfectant.
Author: Julia Shestakova